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  1. 'An Open Secret' producer says director Amy Berg has not adequately promoted the filmRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly

    In movie-making, often a director might gripe about his or her film not having been sufficiently promoted in the press by the studio or distributor. An Open Secret , which Berg made before her upcoming documentaries on cult leader Warren Jeffs and singer Janis Joplin, struggled to secure a distributor since its world premiere at the DOC NYC festival last November.

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  2. 'An Open Secret' Producers Accuse Amy Berg of Not Supporting DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Deadline

    In a rare move, the producers of An Open Secret , the documentary about child molesters in Hollywood that bombed recently at the box office , are blasting the film's director Amy Berg for not supporting it, saying she turned down "dozens" of requests for press interviews. Berg, who gave interviews to many media outlets - including Deadline - didn't do any major broadcast news interviews.

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  3. Estranged wife of polygamist leader added to witness listRead the original story

    Wednesday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PHOENIX - A judge presiding over a lawsuit that alleges religious discrimination by polygamous towns on the Arizona-Utah line has ruled that the estranged wife of polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs can testify at a Jan. 19 trial. Charlene Jeffs will be added to the witness list in the U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit that alleges officials in Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, served as an arm of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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  4. Wife of polygamous leader to testify against sectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) l-r Lyle Jeffs, believed to be the FLDS bishop in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona, and Nephi Jeffs appeared in U. S. District Court in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Both men, who are Warren Jeffs' brothers, have been served subpoenas in a U.S. Department of Labor lawsuit against Paragon Contractors, that provided labor for the Southern Utah Pecan Ranch near Hurricane.

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  5. Film reviews: Meet Me in Montenegro, Prophet's Prey and The First FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    EIGHT years ago, Alex Holdridge's indie hit, In Search of a Midnight Kiss, made the crossover to the mainstream, making him a name to watch. The tale on that occasion was of two strangers walking the streets of LA, shooting the breeze, and finding a connection in a cold world.

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  6. Polygamist Cult Spars With Water RegulatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Water Online

    ... practices are relevant to see whether it's in the public's interest to grant the application," the report said. "Other FLDS members live in the sister communities of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., and also in enclaves in Colorado and ...

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  7. Endow v. Utah Transit AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | FindLaw

    The Utah Federal District Court has certified to us the question of whether the Utah Anti-discrimination Act provides for individual liability. Before discussing this question, however, we first address the Defendants' argument that we lack subject matter jurisdiction to answer the question because the federal district court lacks subject matter jurisdiction over the Plaintiff's UADA claims.

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  8. Greg Abbott talks jobs and border security during New York City visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Examiner.com

    ... As Attorney General Abbott had an exceptional record prosecuting some of the most notorious criminals in the land. FLDS leader Warren Jeffs and several of his minions were convicted and sent to prison after Utah and Arizona had released him. Working ...

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  9. Horrifying polygamist preacher doc 'Prophet's Prey' -- exclusive trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Entertainment Weekly

    In 2001, polygamist Warren Jeffs was sentenced in a Texas court to life in prison plus 20 years for sexually assaulting two women he said were his "spiritual wives." A new documentary called Prophet's Prey details the story of Jeffs, a former president of Mormon fundamentalist denomination The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and, according to the official synopsis, examines how he "bridged the gap between sister wives and ecclesiastically-justified rape."

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  10. Constable almost run over during polygamous sect evictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Arizona Republic

    ... and it came to be controlled by Utah courts. It has been the subject of several lawsuits in the years since. Some FLDS residents have appealed to the courts, saying the evictions are religious discrimination. But UEP officers have said they would ...

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  11. Woman tries to run down constable during evictions in polygamist Short CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tribune file photo) The twin towns of Colorado City, Arizona and Hildale, Utah, where many followers of Warren Jeffs' FLDS church reside. Shown on September 20, 2007.

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  12. Woman tries to hit constable during Short Creek evictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | KSL-TV

    ... and it came to be controlled by Utah courts. It has been the subject of several lawsuits in the years since. Some FLDS residents have appealed to the courts, saying the evictions are religious discrimination. But trust officers have said they would ...

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  13. Woman tries to run over constable during evictions in polygamist Short CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tribune file photo) The twin towns of Colorado City, Arizona and Hildale, Utah, where many followers of Warren Jeffs' FLDS church reside. Shown on September 20, 2007.

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  14. South Dakota tells polygamists to bring details for waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Cybercast News Service

    South Dakota regulators want more information from a secretive polygamist group before they decide on its request to draw water more quickly at its remote Black Hills compound. The board refused to exclude evidence about the group's faith and members' personal details, but little information was forthcoming.

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  15. South Dakota tells FLDS leader to bring details for waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Order of South Dakota, a religious trust run by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or FLDS, has asked to double the rate of water it can draw on the compound. The group says the water is for houses, gardens and orchards ...

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  16. South Dakota board wants more information before deciding on polygamists' water requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Brandon Sun

    ... Order of South Dakota, a religious trust run by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or FLDS, has asked to double the rate of water it can draw on the compound. The group says the water is for houses, gardens and orchards ...

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  17. Attorney says polygamists' faith relevant to water hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... of the United Order of South Dakota, a trust run by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or FLDS, which is headquartered in a community along the Utah-Arizona border. The group's secrecy and history - Warren Jeffs and ...

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  18. Remote polygamist FLDS compound in South Dakota once run Warren...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Daily Mail

    Remote polygamist FLDS compound in South Dakota once run Warren Jeffs has asked authorities to let them DOUBLE their water use A written objection from the Water Rights Branch of the National Park Service noted that increase would be enough to serve 4,372 Meanwhile, Jeffs claimed he wasn't sure how many people live on the 140-acre compound near Pringle where he spends nearly all his time New leader? Seth Jeffs, brother of Warren Jeffs, spends all his time at the South Dakota compound where he's asking for more water but claimed to local authorities he doesn't know how many people live there Members of the secretive polygamist compound in South Dakota once presided over by jailed fundamentalist Mormon cult leader Warren Jeffs have asked local officials for permission to double their allowable water use.

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  19. The mother of all roles for Emily Mortimer says Baz BamigboyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Daily Mail

    ... may interfere with how brain responds to pleasure and reward, leading to serious mental conditions Remote polygamist FLDS compound in South Dakota once run by Warren Jeffs has asked authorities to let them DOUBLE their water use Etiquette expert ...

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  20. MTV air documentary 'White People' hosted by illegal immigrant Jose Antonio VargasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Daily Mail

    ... Roger Goodell spotted in deep conversation days before ruling in Tom Brady's Deflategate appeal Remote polygamist FLDS compound in South Dakota once run by Warren Jeffs has asked authorities to let them DOUBLE their water use Michigan judge sends ...

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